In the seventh edition of the national competition for poetry book was attended by 131 poems by 110 artists from across the country.
The jury selected ten books of poems sent. They will participate in the final selection of the national competition.
Here are the nominated authors in alphabetical order:
Anton Baev - "55 Melancholies of Anton Baev";
Vladimir Levchev - "Mars";
Dimitar Hristov - "Songs, Sadness and Cheers";
Krustyo Ralenkov - "Oxygen";
Mirela Ivanova - "Seven";
Rosa Boyanova - "Reverse Gravity";
Rumen Denev - "Vocal Verse";
Rumen Leonidov - "Repentance of the Lord";
Svetla Guncheva - "The Language of Bees";
Tsveta Delcheva - "Open opportunities".
The five-member jury is set to determine its 5 nominations by March 20, from which the grand prize winner will also be selected. The winner will be announced on the poet's birthday - March 25.